Neuroscience: Your Amazing Brain

Neuroscience: Your Amazing Brain

March 15, 2017 – April 5, 2017

The Spring 2017 Conversations with Scientists series focused on the spinal cord, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and chronic pain and addiction, exploring the basics of our internal command center and how it controls our every move and thought, and how diseases can take control.

Speakers & Presentation

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  Spinal Cord Injury: Moving toward hope

Due to technical difficulties, video and audio recording of this evening’s presentations are unavailable

 

Opening Remarks | Diane Braza, MD

 

Introduction to the Spinal Cord | Nathan Skinner, Medical Student

Presentation (PDF)

 

Secondary Damage After Spinal Cord Injury | Antje Kroner-Milsch, MD, PhD

Presentation (PDF)

 

Future Care of Spinal Cord Injury Patients: Will stem cells play a role? | Shekar Kurpad, MD, PhD

Presentation (PDF)

  Parkinson’s Disease: Making sense of a mysterious disease

Opening Remarks | Brian-Fred Fitzsimmons, MD

Video (Link)

 

Parkinson’s Disease: Making sense of a mysterious disease | Stephanie Santarriaga, Graduate Student

Video (Link) | Presentation (PDF)

 

Parkinson’s Disease: Making sense of a mysterious disease | Matt Scaglione, PhD

Video (Link) | Presentation (PDF)

 

Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease: Present and future | Karen Ann Blindauer, MD

Video Part 1 | Video Part 2 | Video Part 3 | Presentation (PDF)

 

Panel Question & Answer Session

Video (Link)

  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: This is your brain on fear and anxiety

Opening Remarks | Michael McCrea, PhD, ABPP-CN

Video (Link)

 

PTSD and the Brain | Tara Miskovich, Clinical Psyhology

Video (Link) | Presentation (PDF)

 

Endocannabinoids and PTSD Symptoms | Cecelia Hillard, PhD

Video (Link) | Presentation (PDF)

 

Clinical Research in PTSD | Terri deRoon-Cassini, PhD

Video (Link) | Presentation (PDF)

 

Panel Question & Answer Session

Video (Link)

  Chronic Pain & Addiction: The problem with pain

Opening Remarks | Cynthia A. Lien, MD

Video (Link)

 

Pain and its Treatments | Cheryl Stucky, PhD

Video (Link) | Presentation (PDF)

 

Opioids and Addiction | Chris Olsen, PhD

Video (Link) | Presentation (PDF)

 

Opioid Epidemic: Why now, why us, what to do | Robert Hurley, MD, PhD

Video (Link) | Presentation (PDF)

 

Panel Question & Answer Session

Video (Link)

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